Te Rā: The Māori Sail
Ariana Tikao and Mat Tait
Hard cover book
Whakaarahia anō te rā kaihau! Raise up again the billowing sail!
Te Rā is the last remaining customary Māori sail in the world. Woven from harakeke more than 200 years ago, it has for many years been held in storage at the British Museum in London.
Written by Ariana Tikao from the point of view of Te Rā and illustrated by Mat Tait, this book commemorates the homecoming of a treasured taonga.
– Stunning small hardcover publication with concertina-style pages.
– Text in te reo Māori and English by Arts Foundation Laureate Ariana Tikao.
– Full page, full colour artwork by award-winning illustrator Mat Tait.
Orders will be dispatched from 10 July.
Author: Ariana Tikao and Mat Tait
Dimensions: 210 x 160mm
Imprint: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
Phone: +64 3 941 7370
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